Trócaire appoints new Executive Director The Chairman of Trócaire, Bishop William Crean, has announced the appointment of Éamonn Meehan as the organisation’s new Executive Director replacing Justin Kilcullen who will retire in October. Speaking today, Bishop Crean said: “I am delighted on behalf of the trustees and board of the organisation, to announce that Éamonn […]
Join Trócaire on 29 September in St Teresa’s Clarendon St, Dublin to reflect on how being ‘In Communion with Christ and with one another’ calls us to be in real solidaity with our brothers and sisters in the developing world.
Let’s Live Lent 2012: Trócaire invites you to journey with us through the season of Lent and to welcome the people of Bar Kawach into your homes and community.
In the memory of one risk taker, Killarney native Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty, another risk taker, Trócaire’s Regional Director for Latin America, Sally O’Neill, has been presented with the Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty International Humanitarian Award in recognition of her remarkable career combining extraordinary energy with courage, commitment and compassion.
Church collections for east Africa this weekend as UN declares famine The UN today (20 July) declared a famine in parts of Somalia and with 13 million people in Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia now at risk of starvation, collections will be held in parishes across Ireland this weekend, 23 and 24 July, for Trócaire’s emergency appeal for […]
Bishop John Kirby talks about Lent and Trócaire’s Lenten Campaign 2011, which focuses on poverty and land issues affecting the people of Northern Honduras.
PRESS RELEASE12 November 2010 Claudia Carroll and schoolchildren launch Trocaire’s Global Gifts in a blaze of lights Former Fair City star turned author Claudia Carroll has asked people to add a new tradition to their celebrations this Christmas for overseas development agency Trocaire at the launch of its Global Gift Campaign. Claudia was joined by […]
PRESS RELEASE 4 August 2009 Homily of Bishop John Kirby for the funeral Mass of Brian McKeown Introduction Good Morning, and welcome to St Anne Church, Shankill for the funeral Mass of Brian McKeown. On your behalf, I sympathise with his wife, Gari; his children Tim, Sally-Anne, Jaime & Rory and their partners, his sisters, […]
PRESS RELEASE 29 March 2009 Diocese of Meath parishioners ‘Walk To Mass’ for Trócaire’s Lenten Campaign An initiative is being held across the Diocese of Meath today to support Trócaire’s 2009 Lenten campaign. Trócaire’s 2009 Lenten campaign seeks to raise awareness of the disruption caused to the lives of people who have been forced to […]
PRESS RELEASE 1 March 2009 Cardinal urges public not to forget the world’s poorest Cardinal Seán Brady, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All-Ireland, has called on the Irish public to remember that even in a time of recession people in poorer countries continue to need our help, perhaps now more than ever. “We need […]